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World stocks steady amid firm Chinese growth, earnings

Global stock markets were steady Wednesday after China reported its economy expanded at a firm pace in the July-September quarter and investors awaited more U.S. corporate earnings reports. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX edged down 0.1 percent to 10,616 and the FTSE 100 in Britain lost 0.2 percent to 6,989. France’s CAC 40 was flat at 4,507. Wall Street also looked ...

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Global stocks fall after disappointing China data

Global stocks fell Thursday after Chinese export data disappointed and renewed concerns about the health of the world’s second-largest economy. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 was down 0.9 percent to 6,961 and France’s CAC 40 retreated 1.3 percent to 4,394. Germany’s DAX fell 1.2 percent to 10,395. Futures indicated that Wall Street was set for a weak start. Dow and ...

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Global markets solid as they take lead from Britain’s FTSE

British stocks led a global market rally Tuesday as the pound slumped on renewed fears over Britain’s exit from the European Union. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Britain’s FTSE 100 soared 1.8 percent to 7,107, just shy of its all-time high of 7,122. Germany’s DAX was 0.6 percent higher at 10,569 while the CAC-40 in France rose 0.9 percent to 4,494. ...

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Stocks say ‘nevermind’; reverse recent losses as banks jump

U.S. stocks are climbing Friday and regaining the previous day’s losses. Banks are recovering from a sharp drop as Deutsche Bank tries to reassure investors about its financial health. Strong earnings from Costco are giving consumer stocks a lift and energy companies are also trading higher. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 200 points, or 1.1 percent, to ...

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Stock indexes edge higher in early trading

U.S. stock markets are slightly higher in a quiet start to Wednesday trading as energy companies rise with the price of oil. Phone and utility companies are slipping. Beer makers AB InBev and Molson Coors are rising after SABMiller’s shareholders approved the $103 billion deal that will combine InBev with SABMiller, forming the world’s largest brewe. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow ...

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Banks tumble with interest rates, leading a US stock slide

U.S. stocks are slumping Monday and banks are taking the biggest losses. Shares of Deutsche Bank hit an all-time low and interest rates are moving lower. Pfizer is pulling drugmakers down after it announced it won’t break up into two companies. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 153 points, or 0.8 percent, to 18,107 as of 3:15 p.m. ...

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US stocks rise with oil prices ahead of Fed statement

U.S. stocks are higher Wednesday as energy companies rise with the price of oil. Metals prices are also rising as the dollar gets a bit weaker. Investors are waiting for the Federal Reserve to conclude a policy meeting. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average added 50 points, or 0.3 percent, to 18,180 as of noon Eastern time. The Standard ...

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Global stocks rally ahead of Fed and Bank of Japan meetings

Global stock markets started the new trading week strongly Monday as investors appeared to put last week’s jitters behind them as they awaited the outcome of the latest policy meetings of the U.S. Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan later this week. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Britain’s FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was up 1.5 percent at 6,807 ...

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US, European shares slide, led by plunge in Deutsche Bank

U.S. and European stocks were moderately lower in early trading Friday after Deutsche Bank said it wouldn’t settle with the Department of Justice over its role in the 2008 financial crisis. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 83 points, or 0.5 percent, to 18,129 as of 10:10 a.m. Eastern. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 10 points, ...

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Stocks tick higher in quiet start after days of big moves

U.S. stocks are slightly higher in Wednesday morning as utility companies climb. Energy companies are trading lower as the price of oil continues to slip. Stocks are at their lowest levels in two months after large losses in two of the last three days. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average added 31 points, or 0.2 percent, to 18,097 as ...

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